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Meaning of "mycobacterium" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF MYCOBACTERIUM

mycobacterium  [ˌmaɪkəʊbækˈtɪərɪəm] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF MYCOBACTERIUM

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Mycobacterium is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES MYCOBACTERIUM MEAN IN ENGLISH?

mycobacterium

Mycobacterium

Mycobacterium is a genus of Actinobacteria, given its own family, the Mycobacteriaceae. The genus includes pathogens known to cause serious diseases in mammals, including tuberculosis and leprosy. The Greek prefix myco means fungus, alluding to the way mycobacteria have been observed to grow in a mold-like fashion on the surface of liquids when cultured.

Definition of mycobacterium in the English dictionary

The definition of mycobacterium in the dictionary is any of the rod-shaped Gram-positive bacteria of the genus Mycobacterium, some of which cause human diseases, such as tuberculosis and leprosy.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH MYCOBACTERIUM


acroterium
ˌækrəʊˈtɪərɪəm
apodyterium
ˌæpəʊdɪˈtɪərɪəm
apterium
æpˈtɪərɪəm
archaebacterium
ˌɑːkɪbækˈtɪərɪəm
bacterium
bækˈtɪərɪəm
corynebacterium
ˌkɒrənɪbækˈtɪərɪəm
criterium
kraɪˈtɪərɪəm
cyanobacterium
ˌsaɪənəʊbækˈtɪərɪəm
deuterium
djuːˈtɪərɪəm
elaterium
ˌɛləˈtɪərɪəm
enterobacterium
ˌɛntərəʊbækˈtɪərɪəm
eubacterium
ˌju:bækˈtɪərɪəm
imperium
ɪmˈpɪərɪəm
magisterium
ˌmædʒɪˈstɪərɪəm
ministerium
ˌmɪnɪˈstɪərɪəm
nitrobacterium
ˌnaɪtrəʊbækˈtɪərɪəm
osmeterium
ˌɒzmɪˈtɪərɪəm
psalterium
sɔːlˈtɪərɪəm
puerperium
pjʊəˈpɪərɪəm
sericterium
ˌsɛrɪkˈtɪərɪəm

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE MYCOBACTERIUM

mycobacteria
mycobacterial
mycobiont
mycoflora
mycol.
mycologic
mycological
mycologically
mycologist
mycology
mycophagist
mycophagous
mycophagy
mycophile
mycoplasma
mycoplasmal
mycoplasmata
mycoplasmoses
mycoplasmosis
mycorhiza

WORDS THAT END LIKE MYCOBACTERIUM

aquarium
atrium
auditorium
barium
clavicytherium
crematorium
deinotherium
delirium
desiderium
dinotherium
emporium
equilibrium
meitnerium
nototherium
planetarium
pomoerium
sanatorium
solarium
terrarium
yttrium

Synonyms and antonyms of mycobacterium in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «mycobacterium» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF MYCOBACTERIUM

Find out the translation of mycobacterium to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of mycobacterium from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «mycobacterium» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

分枝杆菌
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

mycobacterium
570 millions of speakers

English

mycobacterium
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

माइकोबैक्टीरियम
380 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Arabic

المتفطرة
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

микобактерии
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

mycobacterium
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

মাইকোব্যাকটেরিয়াম
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

mycobactérie
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Mycobacterium
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Mycobacterium
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

マイコバクテリウム
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

마이코
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Mycobacterium
85 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Vietnamese

Mycobacterium
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

மைக்கோபாக்டீரியம்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

मायकोबॅक्टीरियम
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

mycobacterium
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

mycobacterium
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Mycobacterium
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

мікобактерії
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

mycobacterium
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

μυκοβακτηρίδιο
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

mycobacterium
14 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Swedish

mycobacterium
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

Mycobacterium
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of mycobacterium

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «MYCOBACTERIUM»

The term «mycobacterium» is quite widely used and occupies the 46.430 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «MYCOBACTERIUM» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «mycobacterium» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «mycobacterium» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about mycobacterium

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «MYCOBACTERIUM»

Discover the use of mycobacterium in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to mycobacterium and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Mycobacterium: Genomics and Molecular Biology
In this book, expert scientists critically review the current and most recent advances in the genomics and molecular biology of mycobacteria.
Tanya Parish, Amanda Claire Brown, 2009
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Mycobacterium bovis Infection in Animals and Humans
22. 23. 24. 25. Grange, J. M. 2001. Mycobacterium bovis infection in human beings. Tuberculosis 81:71-77. Cosivi, O., J. M. Grange, C. J. Daborn, M. C. Raviglione, T. Fujikura, D. Cousins, R. A. Robinson, H. F. A. K. Huchzermeyer, I. de Kantor, ...
Charles O. Thoen, James H. Steele, Michael J. Gilsdorf, 2008
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Paratuberculosis: Organism, Disease, Control
This book discusses the history, prevalence, economic costs, disease control, diagnosis, vaccine development, aetiological agent, and control programmes of paratuberculosis in ruminants.
Marcel A. Behr, Desmond M. Collins, 2010
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Occurrence and Control of Mycobacterium Avium Complex
Mark W. LeChevallier. Overview of M. avium recovery from water samples M. avium was seldom recovered from water samples. Sixteen of all 528 (3 %) water samples analyzed yielded M. avium (Table 3.1) and 13 of the 16 samples (81 ...
Mark W. LeChevallier, 2001
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Infections of the Central Nervous System
By 1960, most of the common species of NTM had been described, including Mycobacterium kansasii, Mycobacterium avium, Mycobacterium intracellulare, and Mycobacterium fortuitum (1). Approximately 100 species have now been ...
W. Michael Scheld, Richard J. Whitley, Christina M. Marra, 2004
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Iron Acquisition by the Genus Mycobacterium: History, ...
102. 103. 104. 105. 106. 107. 108. 109. 110. . Macham LP, Stephenson MC, Ratledge C (1977) Iron transport in Mycobacterium smegmatis: the isolation, purification and function of exochelin MS. J Gen Microbiol 101:41—49 Stephenson MC, ...
B. Rowe Byers, 2013
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Pyrene Degradation by Mycobacterium Sp Kms: Biochemical ...
Identification of proteins induced by polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon in Mycobacterium vanbaalenii PYR-1 using two-dimensional polyacrylamide gel electrophoresis and de novo sequencing methods. Proteomics 4:3899-908. 19. Kim, Y. H. ...
Yanna Liang, 2010
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SecA2 of Mycobacterium Tuberculosis Contributes to ...
resistance to Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 89: 12013-7. 43. Fortune, S. M., A. Solache, A. Jaeger, P. J. Hill, J. T. Belisle, B. R. Bloom, E. J. Rubin, and J. D. Ernst. 2004. Mycobacterium tuberculosis inhibits ...
Sherry Lynn Kurtz, 2007
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Role of Dendritic Cells in Mycobacterium Avium Subspecies ...
2001. Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis in Veterinary Medicine. Clin Microbiol Rev 14:489-512. 19. Hostetter, J., E. Huffman, K. Byl, and E. Steadham. 2005. Inducible nitric oxide synthase immunoreactivity in the granulomatous ...
Liying Lei, 2007
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Investigating the Role of Mce2 Operon During Mycobacterium ...
"Hypervirulent mutant of Mycobacterium tuberculosis resulting from disruption of the mcel operon." Proc Natl Acad Sci U SA 100(26): 15918-23. Tekaia, F., S. V. Gordon, et al. (1999). "Analysis of the proteome of Mycobacterium tuberculosis in  ...
Olivera Marjanovic, 2008

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «MYCOBACTERIUM»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term mycobacterium is used in the context of the following news items.
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Uncovering the secrets of immune system invaders: The delicate …
Tuberculosis (Mycobacterium tuberculosis) and its lesser-known (and less virulent) relative Mycobacterium avium do exactly this, by hiding in ... «EurekAlert, Jul 15»
2
Leprosy From An Armadillo? That's An Unlikely Peccadillo
... are the only other creature aside from humans that can be infected outside the laboratory with Mycobacterium leprae, aka Hansen's disease. «WUNC, Jul 15»
3
2 dead as Samar town sees rapid rise in TB
Tuberculosis, or TB, is an infectious bacterial disease caused by Mycobacterium tuberculosis and is transmitted through droplets from the throat ... «InterAksyon, Jul 15»
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Discovering immune system invaders' secrets
For example, tuberculosis (Mycobacterium tuberculosis) as well as its relative Mycobacterium avium use macrophages in immune cells to hide ... «Vaccine News Daily, Jul 15»
5
Clamping down on Mtb
For instance, griselimycin (GM) is a cyclic peptide isolated from Streptomyces strains that has antibacterial activity against Mycobacterium ... «Nature.com, Jul 15»
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GGH was associated with folate metabolism in PYD cases, IGHG3 was linked to the control of Mycobacterium infection in HFYD patients, and ... «BMC Blogs Network, Jul 15»
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Merck Marks 30-Year Milestone in Commitment to Innovation and …
... opportunistic infections (such as Mycobacterium avium infection, cytomegalovirus, Pneumocystis jiroveci pneumonia (PCP), or tuberculosis), ... «PharmiWeb.com, Jul 15»
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No cases of tuberculosis reported in Paris area
Dozens of cases of the contagious disease, caused by the Mycobacterium tuberculosis bacterium, have recently been reported in and around ... «Paris News, Jul 15»
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Health unit investigating skin infection in Campbellford
The health unit believes the infection to be caused by mycobacterium marinum or M. marinum, linked to handling raw shrimp as the bacteria is ... «Northumberland News, Jul 15»
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Uncovering the secrets of immune system invaders
Mycobacterium avium is less likely to cause illness in healthy people, but is an organism that is found everywhere, which makes it easy to study ... «Medical Xpress, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Mycobacterium [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/mycobacterium>. Nov 2019 ».
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